HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RNFA (PRN) in Tampa, Florida

Memorial Hospital of Tampa is immediately seeking a PRN RNFA in our OR. Under the direct oversight of the surgeon, duties of the RNFA include but are not limited to: Closes all wound layers (fascia, subcutaneous and skin), places tourniquets & catheters, clamps/cut tissue and assist in applying wound dressings & drainage; Provides local infiltration or the topical application of a local anesthetic & hemostatic agents at the operative site; Assists in the preparation of surgical patients, positioning patients, applications of plaster casts, immobilizers & surgical dressings; Functions under the direction & supervision of the Circulation RN in accordance with scope of practice; Provides retraction, manipulation of tissues, hemostasis & other functions to ensure good visualization of the surgical field & optimal results for the patient; Performs ligation & approximation of tissues, clamp & electocautery application; Anticipates physician preferences based upon scheduled surgical procedures contributing to achievement of established OR goals/performance numbers & improving patient outcomes; Works toward hospital-wide improvement in meeting the SCIP & VTE standards of care; Accurately documents the administration of care in the patient record in a timely manner; Contributes to a culture of patient centered care by ensuring a quiet healing environment; Willingly shares knowledge/expertise & assists co-workers; Fosters teamwork & contributes to achievement of team goals; Acts as a resource for co-worker's as appropriate; Demonstrates an understanding of & adherence to the Code of Conduct;
Assumes personal responsibility for professional development; Actively seeks opportunity for development & shares learning with others; Attends & participates in staff meetings, patient conferences & in-service presentations as appropriate.

A Nursing Diploma or ASN is required; We prefer a BSN & a minimum of 4 years of recent RN (Registered Nurse) acute care experience. A current Florida State Registered Nurse license & a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS certification) are essential. Previous RNFA experience is highly desired.

Title: RNFA (PRN)

Location: Florida-Tampa-Memorial Hospital of Tampa

Requisition ID: INT-26537-3874